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Jennifer Emilson, Food Writer
Cooking up healthy, and sometimes indulgent meals in Toronto. The winners show up on my blog, The Lemon Apron. I cook & bake for volunteer work.
It has different names, looks funky on the outside, but is dreamy, creamy and sweet inside. Explore the market outside your comfort zone!
I've been 'confit-ing' up a storm. Yes, it's a word! Garlic, shallot & cherry tomato confit- deliciously addictive & the oil is divine.
"This month for our Instagram cookbook club, we are devouring ‘Gjelina, Cooking from Venice, California’ by Travis Lett. I tend to have apprehensions embarking on cooking from a book bas…"
Well, Fiddle Dee Dee! Fiddleheads are back! With all the nutrients of fresh asparagus, don't leave these out of your spring basket.
A fresh savoury cobbler for #meatlessmonday
"This was the last weekend of March, 2016. And it was a glorious one, in Toronto. True, the air was still cold. But the sun shone brightly, the sky was bright blue with no clouds i…"
Alien looking, yes, but oh so yummy! Steamed artichokes with Easy Peasy Hollandaise Sauce
"Growing up, one of our favourite times around the dinner table involved the lowly, rather alien-looking artichoke. I never questioned this bizarre looking vegetable: it was a yearly treat sin…"
Stewed Strawberry and Rhubarb over...wait for it...almond flour grits!! All the texture and flavour of traditional grits, but with almonds! Recipe coming
Cabbage alla Carbonara. That's right, the pasta classic gets a refresher course with cabbage replacing the pasta! Gluten free but not flavour free!
"This is a recipe that grew out of that dreaded detox I undertook last summer. I had learned to substitute vegetables for traditional carbs like pasta and rice. There was the now cl…"
Step aside Kale, there's a new chip in town. Brussels Sprouts Chips.
"Kale Chips. The uber trendy, slightly ubiquitous ‘health food’ phenom from 2013 has been supplanted. At least in my kitchen. Step aside you crispy Diva, make room…"
Papaya bowl for brekkie. And save the seeds! Did you know you can eat them?! A little peppery, but good for digestion, anti-parasite, anti-viral. Do only source non-GMO'd and do a bit of research f...
Shaving radishes and cucumbers over smashed avo on baguettes makes for a yummy breakfast! Or snack. It's all in the seasoning. Use the best fleur de sel and olive oil, you'll be thrilled.